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ITRI establishes two new technology centers

ITRI has recently declared the establishment of the Smart Microsystems Technology Centre and the Laser and Additive Manufacturing Technology Center. The two centres will be led by Dr. Chun-Hsun Chu and Dr. Fanghei Tsau, respectively, both Deputy Executive Directors of ITRI's Southern Region Campus.

Tiertime launches UP mini 2

Beijing Tiertime Technology Co. Ltd. (Tiertime) has made the global launch of its new consumer 3D printer UP mini 2 at the International CES 2016 in Las Vegas, NV.

Mcor launches full-color 3D printer, Mcor ARKe

Mcor, one of the leaders in industrial full-colour 3D printing has recently launched Mcor ARKe, the world’s first, full-colour, desktop 3D printer.

Xaar appoints Professor Neil Hopkinson

Xaar plc, one of the world leader in industrial inkjet technology has appointed Professor Neil Hopkinson as the new Director of 3D Printing. Professor Hopkinson, who joins Xaar in March 2016, is the original inventor of the transformational High Speed Sintering (HSS) technology.

Milestone achieved in Ceramics 3D printing

At the HRL Laboratories, LLC, researchers have achieved a new milestone in 3D printing technology by demonstrating an approach to additively manufacture ceramics that overcomes the limits of traditional ceramic processing and enables high temperature, high strength ceramic components.

Polaroid confirms 3-year partnership with EBP

Polaroid, one of the world’s most trusted brands, has recently confirmed a three-year partnership with UK manufacturer Environmental Business Products (EBP).

Airwolf 3D and JetPack displays 3D JetPack

JetPack Aviation has partnered with Airwolf 3D to accelerate the development of the World’s only true JetPack. Airwolf 3D and JetPack Aviation has displayed 3D printed JetPack components at CES 2016 in Las Vegas.

3D Systems advances MJP capabilities

3D Systems has recently declared the ongoing evolution of its MultiJet Printing (MJP) family of 3D printers with the release of the new high-throughput ProJet® MJP 3600 Series.

Nano Dimension files patent for 3D models

Nano Dimension, one of the leading printing electronics company in the area of 3D printing, has declared that Nano Dimension Technologies, a fully owned subsidiary of Nano Dimension, has filed a patent application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the printing of 3D models.

EQT VII acquires Lima

EQT VII (”EQT“) has entered into an agreement to acquire Limacorporate S.p.A. (”Lima“) from Ardian, the independent private investment company, and other minority owners.

Algorithm turns smartphones into 3D scanners

An algorithm developed by Brown University researchers helps bring high-quality 3D scanning capability to off-the-shelf digital cameras and smartphones.

Messe Erfurt launches 3D pioneers challenge

Messe Erfurt has launched in co-operation with d.sign21, office for design and consulting, the 3D Pioneers challenge. Further partners are upon other high-class federations and companies of the international world of design and 3D-printing.

Life saved with 3D-printed airway splint

For 14-year-old Hannah, every breath was a battle. A lethal combination of a small chest cavity, an artery pushing up against her trachea and a rare, life-threatening disease that weakens the windpipe called tracheobronchomalacia had made breathing and eating increasingly difficult for the teen, who also has autism.

China to sell 160,000 3D printers in 2016

According to a recent market research report, it is said that China is planning to sell 160,000 3D printers in the year 2016.

MBot Grid II+2016 edition

MBot Grid II+ 2016 Edition has been made available from December, 2015. There are several upgrades based on user feedback for MBot Grid II+, the MagicFirm’s flagship.